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“Can't improve on athenticity!”

The Third Haven Friends Meeting House
Ranked #7 of 25 things to do in Easton
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Owner description: Believed to be the oldest frame building in continuous use in the U.S.
Cambridge, Maryland
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Can't improve on athenticity!”
Reviewed June 7, 2013

It is lovingly kept in perfect condition. It is open often, allowing for visitors to enter and experience the beauty of the building and the grace of many Quaker founding families. The peacefulness if lovely.

Visited April 2013
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Kutztown, Pennsylvania
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1,971 reviews
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“Historic Quaker meeting house”
Reviewed March 4, 2013

This is the oldest frame building used continuously for religous worship in the US. It was built in 1682 and still has services twice a week. It is part of a complex that sits back from the road.

Visited March 2013
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Easton, Maryland
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Historic”
Reviewed October 20, 2012

It is nice to have this part of History being a part of our heritage. I visit the place to show it off to friends.

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Neavitt, MD
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Lovely Quaker building”
Reviewed August 17, 2012

This serene property contain two historic buildings which have been used for services by members of the Religious Society of Friends for hundreds of years. The original meeting house dates to 1685 or thereabouts, and the "new" meeting house was buit in the nineteenth century.

As you look at the woodwork in the older building, keep in mind that tools were minimal and all of the work was done by hand. Services are only held in this building during the summer months, since it has neither heat nor electricity. Visitors are welcome.

Visited August 2012
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